Caroline Crane Marsh

When Life Gives You Lemons . . . January 2024 All Things Italy

Potted lemon trees in Tuscany’s June sunshine. The trees had been inside a protective limonaia in January. Dear Friends:  As the winter’s first snow spits...

Utopian Visions From New Harmony to Naples November 2023 All Things Italy

Reconstructed log cabins and the David Lenz house (white structure on the right), built by Harmonists ca. 1819-22, in the historic district of New Harmony, Indiana. Dear...

Environmentalism Past & Present: A View from 19th-Century Italy  October 2023 All Things Italy

The seaside town of Pegli, near Genoa, in 2022, looking west toward France Dear Italy-Loving Friends: I hope your October is off to a good...

All Things Italy May 2023 

End of Year, End of Career?  Tulips outside the New York Public Library's Schwarzman Building May marks the end of the school year for many...

All Things Italy November 2022 Where is Home?

Rome's cimitero acattolico, or non-catholic cemetery With the fall of leaves, the slant of the sun, holidays like All Saints Day, and other holidays ahead,...